Originally Posted by iandl
still hope to be there
You will be there even if we have to come and fetch you.
One who shall remain nameless has dropped out because his missus is due to give birth on the 6th. We have the technology to deal with that en route but he has still wussed out.
Brain ops and pregnancy do not count as valid excuses.
Sudden death will be the only excuse accepted and only then on production of a valid post mortem cert. Even so, there's no reason why the corpse cannot be bungee strapped to a jockey seat.